Backyard Blacksmithing & Knife Making

Instructor Howard Schwartz will be sharing his vast knowledge of the skills of the blacksmith. In this program, he will teach about Basic Forge Construction, the precision of Heat Treating Metals and the basic tools of the Backyard Blacksmith. He will also put an emphasis on using recycled metals. Students will make their own personal knife from a file, utilizing antler for the handle. A leather sheath and a flint striker will also be made in this program. The class will be held at our house in Issaquah with a maximum of 12 students for more of that one-on-one training.

Date: not currently offered
Location: Issaquah, WA
Length: 3 days
Cost: $365

(includes all class materials, delicious meals, and on-site tenting)

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